Geoffrey Hinsliff

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Geoffrey Hinsliff
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Geoffrey Hinsliff

Born: Q4 1937 (age: 85)


Geoffrey Hinsliff (born Leeds, England) is an English actor best known for his portrayal of Don Brennan in Coronation Street from 16 August 1987 to 8 October 1997. He had previously played other characters in the same programme, in 1963 and 1977.

He originally trained at RADA, before making his television debut in an episode of Z-Cars. He went on to appear in Adam Adamant Lives!Dixon of Dock GreenUFOThe Professionals and Heartbeat.

Prior to taking up the role of Don Brennan in Coronation Street he was probably best known to armchair viewers for his performance in the popular comedy-drama Brass. He has guest starred in Holby City as an alcoholic in 2010.

He married his wife Judith in 1967.


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